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much misery out there. jenna: i'm glad you're with us. i'm jenna lee. new york city first. more than 30 storm-related deaths happened here. the city restoring limited mass transit service today. major tunnels remain impasseable. you see in the top left corner of your screen is a tunnel there. gridlock is growing problem in the city when it comes to traffic, simply getting around. in new jersey, dwindling fuel is up price are triggering long lines there. some people without power in their homes wait for hours to put gas in their car. in northeast ohio utilities are working to restore electricity to 1000, 100,000 i should say. in north carolina a much different picture. sandy triggering a freak snowstorm. folks are digging out right now. just across the hudson river, in hoboken that is the picture on the screen. the national guard is hard at work in a city of 50,000 people. 90% of the homes have no electricity. the mayor says the city is simply running low on food, water and food. molly line is there with more for us now. molly? >> reporter: absolutely. it is a tough road here in hoboken.
in our new york city newsroom discovery. >> reporter: out of that world is a little bit of an understatement, jenna. scientists are excited about a new finding because it is a new way to think about black holes. we'll talk about exactly what they are in a moment. this is the biggest black hole. researchers say 14 times bigger than any other that has ever been found. think of our sun and multiply that by 17 billion. that is how big this black hole is. the scientists say they were so stunned when they found it they thought they messed up somehow. they took another year to measure using different instruments to make it sure it was right. according to nasa's website, is a place where gravity pulls so much that light can't get in. we can't see them because they're invisible. university of scientists at austin in texas use special telescopes for their work and rely on pictures from the hubble space telescope which was launched in 1990 and is still in orbit. the findings are published in the journal, "nature." if we have any future explorers watching a journey to this black hol
't have power we should mention. we have the city manager of long beach, new york, a big commuter town to the city of manhattan and one particularly hit hard by superstorm sandy. jack, how much of an impact is this snowstorm on top of everything else here you're having to deal with? >> hi, jenna. yeah we took a huge punch from superstorm sandy last week. it knocked out our critical infrastructure, our water, our sewer and power. this week an unprecedented five, six inches of --. jenna: we'll see if we can get jack back. he was mentioning some of the infrastructure problems that the city is going through. i assume he is probably talking to us on his cell phone. sometimes that can be a problem. i was chatting with jack during the break, i said wow of all the fatigue. jack is back with us. jack we lost you mid-sentence there. you were saying saw unprecedented level of five to six inches of snow and infrastructure being affected. pick up from there. where is your community today as far as any state of recovery? >> sure. you know, in superstorm sandy we lost our water, our sewer and power a
in far rockaway in queens, new york city. so, anna, how are they celebrating thanksgiving in that community? >> reporter: well, heather, the same way they do every year. this is the 19th year that rock and wrap it up has been here at the first congregational church here in queens, new york, but it looks very different this year. in fact, superstorm sandy even devastated this church. their basement was flooded out x they're running this meal operation with no power, so it's a little chilly for folks as well. their going to be serving about a thousand meals today, normally it's about 600. and the new york giants are underwriting this today. the outreach, they say, is not just about the food, it's also therapeutic for sandy victims to talk to one another and the volunteers. >> they leave here, they've had their bellies full, but they've also been able to share experiences and people are here to listen. >> reporter: and, health e the church also has a supply station that we're told has been serving between 70 and 100 people a day since election day. heather: anna, are a lot of
the region home after home completely destroyed. the new york city borough of staten island, one of hardest hit places of all. 19 people killed there including two little boys. we told you about them earlier this week. they were ripped from their mother's arms as they tried to escape the raging storm surge the they got stuck in an suv they got out and tried to get away and she couldn't hang onto them. homeland security secretary janet napolitano plans to tour the area later today. meantime homeowners in queens are trying to come to grips with all of this loss. >> everything was floating. everything is a disaster. it's gone. >> i just spent $30,000 getting my home repaired and it's all gone. >> we left here for two hours to get laundry to wash clothes to where. somebody came in a crowbar broke into the both apartments there is nothing for them to steal. >> there are people with kids. they need need diapers, clothes, coats, shoes, socks, anything at all. >> you see it on tv and happening elsewhere, you say a prayer for them. that was it. now they're praying for us. jenna: with the transit sys
. jenna: the fbi joining the manhunt in new york city for a possible serial killer or killers. the connection all three victims have and why the police say they now need the public's help. also new developments in that horrible veteran's day tragedy in west texas last week. four members of our military killed when a train collided with their parade float. what investigators are doing today that will hopefully provide some answers. begin. tomato, obviously. haha. there's more than that though, there's a kick to it. wahlalalalallala! smooth, but crisp. it's kind of like drinking a food that's a drink, or a drink that's a food, woooooh! [ male announcer ] taste it and describe the indescribable. could've had a v8. jon: new amateur video just into the fox newsroom of rockets being fired from gaza strip a into southern israel. 1900 of them to this point so far this year we are told. israeli citizens have been told to stay within 15 seconds, 15 seconds of some kind of a bomb shelter, or safe place. this is a daily occurrence, and the heightened number of these things that have been
. the group has dozens of relief centers across new york city and a stream of volunteers who are shuttled out to the most desperate areas. occupy has even supplied residents with hot meals, batteries and blankets while nurses check on the elderly. jenna: not bad. do something that could help somebody. word hostess is on strike, that cop that makes twinkies is in jeopardy. patti ann has the details. >> reporter: it started when hostess imposed a contract that would cut wages by 8%. the bakers union said the contract would cut benefits by 32%. so the workers launched a strike on friday and yesterday they formed a picket line at the company's plant in sack crow man at the, california. hostess has gone bankrupt twice -- sacramento. the ceo says if the strike continues there is certainly risk that hostess will go out of business. the company makes twinkies wonder bread and other baked goods, lost market share in the 1980s and '90s as moms became more health-conscious. several hundred workers at a hostess plant in northeast filth definitely are off the job today. they say they are honoring the bake
far from the studio in new york city of a massive traffic accident. patti ann brown watching it from the newsroom. >> reporter: 17 people were reportedly injured, two of them serious seriously, when two buses collided outside the lincoln tunnel in new jersey. three passengers were taken out of the buses strapped to backboard and the crash closed the outbound lanes of lincoln tunnel for nearly three hours. this at a time when commuting to manhattan is still difficult in the aftermath of sandy. a new jersey transit spokesman that a marked trail ways bus rear-ended a bus in the express bus lane heading into manhattan. there is speculation that the accident may have been caused in part by heavy fog. it backed up eastbound traffic toward the lincoln tunnel toward the jersey turnpike to plaza, exit 16 and route 3. service was running on delays of 60 to 90 minutes. the accident caused residual delays on local highways. port authority police are investigating the crash, jenna. jenna: we should talk to crewmembers who had a hard time getting in because of this. backed up a lot of the city. pa
. we feel it will help mitigate the worst of our problems. jon: that is new york city mayor michael bloomberg ordering gas rationing to begin in the city today. superstorm sandy wreaking havoc on petroleum infrastructure in this area leaving gasoline in short supply for millions of drifrsz. harris faulkner is live in the new york newsroom with nor. >> reporter: we knew this was coming. after his news conference yesterday mayor bloomberg said he would put a odd-even gasoline program into motion. now that emergency order is official with him signing it today. here is why. look at the long lines. growing anger. growing lines over the shortage of fuel in the city. the good news though this morn, the pumping stations, refineries and infrastructure you were talking about, jon, that was all damaged or left without electricity following sandy are coming back online. a pipeline that feeds gasoline to the millions of who live in the new york city five boroughs is finally operational but it is not instantaneous and that's the problem. while the system tries to catch up with all the demand out
for the dow jones, back to you. jon: that would be good. thank you. well, new york city is set to demolish several homes on staten island. they were damaged during superstorm sandy. should they be rebuilt. it turns out this area is a flood zone.i have oblations. cu you'll get your live report on this controversy coming up. ucin, ucin, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ish for aospectusch s this it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. jon: right now a legal case pitting the rights of innocent civilians. this was sparked by eight bank robbery in aurora, colorado. police, in their case, tracking a gps device that was passed in the stolen money. here is where the controversy begins. they only had the famous description of the getaway car and the suspect. so police wound up training their weapons on nearly two dozen cars at an intersection where the signal said that the gps device was stopped. the cops ordered all of the drivers an
be coated but new york city i don't think we'll see too much accumulation on the roadways. if anything, maybe about an inch or so. winter weather advisories across southeastern parts of pennsylvania and northeastern new jersey. we had winter advisory across the state of west virgina we're looking at heavier know during the morning hours that already winded down. higher elevations could look at up to six inches of snowfall. wick mover as we head into tonight. precipitation will be offshore. we're looking at sunshine tomorrow but it will get colder behind it. jenna: 'tis the season. we're in it. maria, thank you. >> reporter: thanks. jon: there are new concerns about the fragile sees fire in the middle east. fox news goes inside gaza to speak with members about of hamas about the future of this truce. >> and life in the aftermath of the deadly conflicts. >>> americans coast to coast hoping to strike it rich this holiday season. that is not the federal budget deficit you're looking at. the powerball jackpot reaches $425 million. the latest on the big drawing just ahead. jenna: now we turn
iconic. a new york city cop buying boots for a homeless man on a bitterly cold night. you'll hear from the officer coming up. brand new stories and breaking news on this second hour of ow howe. "happening now." jenna: we're going straight to the president who's in pennsylvania. he's actually at a toy factory, that's what's behind him. in this factory th makes kinects brand toys, the president making this appearance to talk about a fiscal cliff as well. so we're going to listen in to what he has to say potentially about these negotiations. [cheers and applause] >> i want to thank michael erickson, robert glickman and the inventer of kinects, joel glickman, for hosting me today and giving me a great tour. where'd they go? stand up, stand up so everybody can see you guys. there they are. [cheers and applause] i just noticed we've got a couple outstanding members of congress here. we've got allyson schwartz. now, i just finished getting a tour of the kinects workshop. i have to say, it makes me wish that joel had invented this stuff a little sooner when i was a kid. back then you couldn't
new york city, you decide we do not feel rich if you are in that bracket. they can expect to pay more taxes, i would guess come under this new system if the republicans were to say, okay, here is your tax increase. >> it all depends what the definition is. i believe the threshold will be increased. if the democrats want to increase revenue, perhaps it will come in the higher income brackets. in the first quarter of next year, we also have another fiscal cliff. that is raising the national debt ceiling. so we better get past this crisis because another is looming on the horizon. jon: are cooler heads going to prevail? there has been so much acrimony. the white house, you know, pushing senator reid to get a budget out of the senate. is there going to be some kind of a kumbaya moment? >> i think there is. i just read the tea leaves and you listen to nancy pelosi or harry reid, the majority leader of the senate. both have already said that there is going to be a deal well before christmas. i think that they know. pressure from low income people on the left. they want them to make a deal.
's in new york city. with regards to projections as to how the holiday shopping season is going to go we are hearing right now there will be an increase in spending over last year but it will be a smaller increase. >> we expect sales to rise about 4% this year. it's a little bit lower than last year. you know, we really believe that consumers are feeling a lot more confident this year, they are watching very closely to see what happens with the federal government and the fiscal cliff, but we are seeing strength in sales so far this year. >> reporter: there are things that consumers can do to help themselves out. there might be a great temptation to go to to a place that specializes in toys and get all of your holiday shopping done. some experts say it's not the best strategy because toys don't generally get discounted earlier in the holiday shopping center, likely to be discounted later in the holiday season. keep in mind the sales that happen after the holidays. winter clothing, white sales, that sort of thing. purchasing those items may not be to your best financial advantage at this p
. >> reporter: sure. jenna: the president will be in new york city. he will tour different areas. we expect him to land at jfk airport not too long right now. that is close to where izabeth is standing. certainly a lot to see in the new york region because of the aftermath of superstorm sandy. jon? jon: the iran nuclear standoff and what the country's neighbors are doing to stop it. how the escalating tension is sparking wars in that part of the world. we'll go in depth. >>> plus trouble for the venerable twinkie. the clock is now ticking on the fate of this iconic treat. what is going to happen to the twinkie? ♪ [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. ♪ open enrollment ends dember 7th. so now's the time. visit or call 1-800-medicare. jenna: brand new developments in the iran nuclear standoff. with the president addressing the issue
suffering. folks in new york city usually head to coney island to line up for music park -- amusement park rides but now they're lining up just to get something to eat. jonathan hunt is there. jonathan, how is it going? >> reporter: extraordinary to see scenes like this in 20th century america. some people have just trying to get the basics of life. they're picking up canned goods over here. over here we have well, military-style meals ready to eat. gatorade bottles, cases of water. and everything is numbered. they're allowed to take two canned goods. one gatorade. up to a case of water and then there is laundry detergent further down there as well. a lot of these people live in the project buildings behind me, rick, where they have been struggling to get by for two weeks now since hurricane sandy hit. i have to say the spirit we found among most of the people here, while they acknowledge their difficulty they're all determined to push through. listen. >> we don't have any electricity in the building. the generators is out and stuff like that. it is just kind of hard. >> we're still hangin
for this. the salvation ringing bells and asking donations on the street. that is new york city what you're seeing on the screen. we'll tell you what city is using panhandling laws to give them the boot this christmas. that's next. jon: ah. and we can save you 10% on ground shipping over the ups store. look this isn't my first christmas. these deals all seem great at the time... but later, not so much. this isn't that kind of deal. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on ground shipping at fedex office. has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. jenna: one of the most familiar sounds of the christmas season. silence now in colorado springs. the city banning the salvation army bell ringers for violating its panhandling laws. alicia acuna is live in colorado springs with more on this. >> reporter: hi, jenna. this is one location. the salvation army says it is disappointed losing this location because it has been a tradition
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